B-ranked Species

Scientific NameNotesLocal RankCommon Name
Acmispon strigosusBstrigose trefoil
Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleuraB
Agoseris heterophylla var. unknownAgoseris heterophylla split into 2 vars. in 2011 Jepson Manual, need field work to resolve vars.B?annual agoseris
Allophyllum gilioides subsp. violaceum(ssp. gilioides is more commonBstraggling gilia
Alopecurus saccatusBHowell's meadow foxtail
Amaranthus californicusBCalifornian amaranth
Anemopsis californicaByerba mansa, lizard tail
Anisocarpus madioides(formerly Madia m.)Bwoodland tarweed, woodland madia
Aphyllon vallicolaBCalifornia broom-rape
Apocynum cannabinumBdogbane, Indian-hemp
Arbutus menziesiiBPacific madrone
Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. glandulosaBEastwood manzanita
Arnica discoideaBrayless arnica
Asarum caudatumBwild-ginger
Asclepias speciosa(A. californica is more commonBshowy milkweed, milkweed
Atriplex argentea var. expansaBsilverscale
Atriplex fruticulosaBballscale, little oak orach, ball saltbush
Atriplex leucophyllaBbeach saltbush
Balsamorhiza deltoideaBdeltoid balsamroot
Bidens frondosaBsticktight
Blepharizonia laxa(formerly B. plumosa ssp. viscBbig tarplant
Boechera breweri subsp. breweri(formerly Arabis breweri)BBrewer's rockcress
Brodiaea terrestris subsp. terrestrisBdwarf brodiaea
Calamagrostis rubescensBpine reed grass, pine grass
California macrophylla(formerly Erodium macrophyllumBround-leaved filaree
Calystegia sepium subsp. limnophilaBhedge bindweed
Camissoniopsis hirtellaBsmall primrose
Carex densaBdense sedge
Carex globosaBround-fruited sedge
Carex harfordiiBHarford's sedge, Monterey sedge
Carex nebrascensisBNebraska sedge
Carex nudataBtorrent sedge
Carex obnuptaBslough sedge
Carex subbracteataBsmall-bracted sedge
Castilleja rubicundula subsp. lithospermoidesBcream sacs
Castilleja wightiiBWight's indian paintbrush
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. thyrsiflorusBblue blossom, California lilac
Cirsium brevistylumBindian thistle
Claytonia gypsophiloidesBcoast range montia
Collinsia parvifloraBblue-eyed Mary
Cordylanthus pilosus subsp. pilosusBhairy bird's-beak
Crassula aquaticaBwater pygmy-weed
Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare(formerly Helianthemum scoparium var. vulgare)Bpeak rush-rose
Cryptantha clevelandii var. florosaBCleveland's cryptantha
Cryptantha torreyana var. pumilaBTorrey's cryptantha
Cyperus erythrorhizosBred-rooted cyperus
Danthonia californicaBCalifornia oat grass
Delphinium californicum subsp. californicumBcoast larkspur, California larkspur
Delphinium hesperium subsp. hesperiumBwestern larkspur
Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. holciformisBtufted hairgrass
Downingia pulchellaBflat-faced downingia
Ehrendorferia chrysantha(formerly Dicentra chrysantha)Bgolden ear-drops
Eleocharis acicularis var. acicularisBneedle spike-rush
Elymus elymoides var. elymoidesBsquirreltail
Elymus xhanseniiBHansen squirreltail
Epilobium campestreBsmooth boisduvalia
Ericameria arborescensBgolden-fleece
Erigeron petrophilus var. petrophilusBrock daisy
Eriogonum angulosumBangle-stem wild buckwheat, angle-stemmed eriogonum
Euphorbia ocellata subsp. ocellataBvalley spurge
Forestiera pubescensBdesert olive
Fraxinus dipetalaBCalifornia ash, flowering ash
Fraxinus latifoliaBOregon ash
Garrya ellipticaBsilk tassel bush
Gilia tricolor subsp. diffusaBbirds-eye gilia
Gilia tricolor subsp. unknownB?birds-eye gilia
Githopsis specularioidesBcommon bluecup
Gruvelia pusilla(formerly Pectocarya pusilla)Blittle pectocarya
Helianthus gracilentusBslender sunflower
Hemizonia congesta subsp. lutescensBhayfield tarweed
Hesperolinon californicumBCalifornia dwarf flax
Hoita macrostachyaBCalifornia hemp
Holocarpha obconicaBSan Joaquin tarplant
Hordeum depressumBlow barley, alkali barley
Horkelia californica var. frondosaBleafy horkelia
Hydrocotyle verticillataBwhorled marsh pennywort
Iris douglasianaBDouglas iris
Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatusBpanicled rush, brown-headed rush
Juncus phaeocephalus var. phaeocephalusBbrownheaded rush
Lasthenia glaberrimaBsmooth goldfields
Lathyrus jepsonii var. californicusBbuff pea
Layia platyglossaBtidy-tips
Lepidium dictyotumBalkali pepper-grass
Lepidium latipesBdwarf peppergrass
Leptosiphon parviflorus(formerly Linanthus p.)Bsmall-flowered linanthus, small-flowered leptosiphon
Leptosiphon pygmaeus subsp. continentalis(formerly Linanthus p. ssp. c.Bpygmy linanthus, pygmy leptosiphon
Lithophragma parviflorum var. parviflorumBprairie star
Lomatium caruifolium var. caruifoliumBcaraway-leaved lomatium
Lupinus pachylobusBbig pod lupine
Lythrum californicumBCalifornia loosestrife
Mentha canadensisBAmerican cornmint, Japanese peppermint
Mentzelia affinisBhydra stick-leaf
Mentzelia lindleyiBLindley's blazing star
Mimetanthe pilosa(formerly Mimulus pilosus)Bdowny monkeyflower
Monolopia majorBcupped monolopia
Morella californica(formerly Myrica c.)Bwax myrtle
Muilla maritimaBcommon muilla
Myriopteris intertextaBcoastal lip fern
Nemophila parviflora var. parvifloraBsmall-flowered nemophila
Nemophila pedunculataBmeadow nemophila
Nicotiana quadrivalvisBindian tobacco
Oenothera elata subsp. hookeriBevening-primrose
Oxalis pilosa(formerly O. albicans ssp. p.)Bhairy wood-sorrel
Papaver californicumBfire poppy
Penstemon centranthifoliusBscarlet bugler
Penstemon heterophyllus var. heterophyllusBchaparral penstemon
Persicaria lapathifolia(formerly Polygonum lapathifolBwillow weed
Phacelia ciliataBGreat Valley phacelia, Great Valley phacelia
Phacelia divaricataBdivaricate phacelia
Phacelia ramosissimaBbranching phacelia
Phacelia rattaniiBRattan's phacelia
Phacelia tanacetifoliaBtansy phacelia
Pinus coulteriBCoulter pine
Piperia transversaBflat spurred piperia, transverse piperia
Plagiobothrys acanthocarpusBadobe popcornflower, adobe allocarya
Plagiobothrys fulvus var. campestrisBfield popcornflower, fulvous popcornflower
Plagiobothrys tenellusBPacific popcornflower, slender popcornflower
Plantago elongataBannual coast plantain
Pleuropogon californicus var. californicusBsemaphore grass
Pluchea odorata var. odorataBsaltmarsh fleabane
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata(var. vulgaris is more common)Bselfheal
Prunus ilicifolia subsp. ilicifoliaBislay, holly-leafed cherry
Psilocarphus brevissimus var. brevissimusBdwarf woollyheads, dwarf woolly-marbles
Quercus agrifoliaBcoast live oak, encina
Quercus durata var. durataBleather oak
Quercus garryana var. garryanaBOregon oak
Quercus lobataBvalley oak, roble
Quercus xchaseiBChase oak
Ranunculus occidentalis var. occidentalisBwestern buttercup
Rhus aromatica(formerly R. trilobata)Bskunk bush, skunkbrush, squawbush
Rorippa curvisiliquaByellow cress
Rorippa palustris subsp. palustrisBmarsh yellow-cress
Rumex salicifolius(formerly R. salicifolius var. salicifolius)Bwillow dock
Rumex transitoriusBwillow dock
Sagina decumbens subsp. occidentalis(S. apetala is more common)Bwestern pearlwort
Salix gooddingiiBGoodding's black willow
Sambucus racemosa var. racemosaBred elderberry
Scribneria bolanderiBScribner's grass
Scutellaria californicaBCalifornia skullcap
Sedum spathulifoliumBbroadleaf stonecrop, Pacific stonecrop
Selaginella bigeloviiBspike-moss
Sesuvium verrucosumBwestern sea-purslane, sea-purslane
Setaria parvifloraBknotroot bristle grass, perennial foxtail
Silene laciniata subsp. californica(formerly Silene c.)BIndian pink, California pink, California Indian pink
Spartina foliosaBCalifornia cord grass
Stachys albensBwhite hedge nettle
Streptanthus glandulosus subsp. glandulosusBjewelflower
Stylocline gnaphaloidesBeverlasting neststraw, nest-straw
Suaeda nigra(formerly S. moquinii)Bbush seepweed
Symphyotrichum subulatum var. parviflorum(formerly Aster subulatus var.Bslim aster
Thysanocarpus laciniatusBlacepod
Tonella tenellaBsmall-flowered tonella
Trifolium depauperatum var. depauperatum(vars. amplectens and truncatuBdwarf sack clover
Trifolium obtusiflorumBclammy clover, creek clover
Triglochin striata(T. maritima is more common)Bthree-ribbed arrow-grass
Triphysaria versicolor subsp. faucibarbataBsmooth owl's-clover
Tropidocarpum gracileBslender tropidocarpum
Turritis glabraBtower mustard
Zeltnera davyi(formerly Centaurium d.)BDavy's centaury, conchalagua